Archive - 2014 - Obituary
Richard Lee Pollard, 75, of rural New Knoxville, fell asleep peacefully in his home in New Knoxville on Sept. 7, 2014, and is awaiting the return of our Lord Jesus Christ. He was born to James W. Pollard and Malvina (Stuehmeier) Pollard on Aug. 2, 1939. Richard grew up in rural Centralia, Ill., surrounded by family.
Robert P. Koch, 92, of 1210 West High St., Saint Marys, Ohio, died at 11 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in Saint Marys. He was born Jan. 10, 1922, in Wapakoneta, the son of Gus and Ann (Kachelreis) Koch. He married Jeanne Quellhorst on April 26, 1945, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 11, 1958. He then married Lois Bowers, and she preceded him in death.
Agnes V. Schmerge, 60, of St. Marys, passed away peacefully at Heritage Manor in Minster on Sept. 8, 2014, at 6:35 a.m. She was born on March 5, 1954, in St. Marys, to Alvin and Dolores (Otting) Schulze, who preceded her in death. She married Jim Schmerge on May 14, 1977, and he survives at the residence.
Clarence Willard Nance, 83, of Waynesfield, died on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at Lima Memorial Hospital. Mr. Nance was born in Lima on Sept. 14, 1930, to Henry and Maggie Mae (McElroy) Nance.
Donald E. “Don” Cole, 80, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:07 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
He was born on Nov. 25, 1933, in Wapakoneta, to George and Leota (Hawkey) Cole, who preceded him in death. On Sept. 11, 1955, he married Susan Hill, and she survives in Wapakoneta.
Robert “Jake” Eugene Zimpfer, 82, of Jackson Center, went to be with our Lord in Heaven peacefully at 3:10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Fair Haven in Sidney. Jake was born Nov. 12, 1931, to the late Paul and Helen Zimpfer.
Jake married his sweetheart Grace Irene Regula on April 25, 1953. They met in the church choir loft as young adults at Grace Lutheran Church where they later married.
Richard Ricky King, 60, born Jan. 22, 1954, passed away Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday at White's Azle Funeral Home, 105 Denver Trail, Azle, Texas.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Richard King and Rose-Mary Moore King, and a sister, Debra Perkins.
Anna L. Hackworth Snider, 88, of Lima, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Aug. 31, 2014, surrounded by family at her home.
"Love is patient, love is kind (I Corinthians 13:4). "Just as our Father loved, our mother showed us love."
Angela M. Burgoon, 46, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:24 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima. She was born Jan. 21, 1968, in Dayton, the daughter of Lonnie and Linda (Tittle) Hunley. Her parents survive in Sidney.
Dolores T. Wehrman, 84, passed away at 8 p.m. on Aug. 25, 2014, at the Wapakoneta Manor. She was born Aug. 27, 1929, in Celina, to Henry Roessner and Clara Obringer Roessner, who have preceded her in death. On May 23, 1950, she married Paul W. Wehrman, who survives in Wapakoneta.